Sweeting Family History

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Sweeting Name Meaning

from a medieval personal name, originally an Old English patronymic from Swet(a) (see Sweet). from Middle English sweting ‘darling’, ‘sweetheart’, hence a nickname for a popular and attractive person, or for somebody who habitually addressed people with the term.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Seering, Welling, Stelling, Spedding, Sterling, Keating, Geeting

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Sweeting Family Origin

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Sweeting Family Occupations

What did your Sweeting ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Sweeting occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Sweeting's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farm Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sweeting. A less common occupation for the Sweeting family was Carpenter.

View Census data for Sweeting | Data not to scale

  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sweeting ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sweeting Historical Records

What Sweeting family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sweeting. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sweeting census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Sweeting

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Sweeting. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Sweeting. For the veterans among your Sweeting ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sweeting Life Expectancy

What is the average Sweeting lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Sweeting life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Sweeting in 1944 was 28, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sweeting

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sweeting ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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